Most expensive football transfer deals in 2013.
Goal.com has ranked the top 10 global transfer deals of 2013, by overall cost to the spending club.
This includes transfer fees, agent fees, signing on fees, and the bumper contracts given to the new player.
10) James Rodriguez – FC Porto to AS Monaco – €83m (€45m transfer fee)
The young Colombian was no doubt heavily over priced, but Monaco believe they’ve got one of the most promising young talents in world football for their money. For the French side this term, he’s scored two and assisted seven goals already.